New Release Offers Imaginative Roadmap to Relapse Prevention; Book by Michael Hoffman

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This new book released by Dog Ear Publishing brings together 35 relapse prevention skills never before published. It seamlessly mixes in cognitive behavior therapy concepts to offer dozens of tested psychological techniques for staying clean and sober.

Dog Ear Publishing releases "Life After Rehab: Volume 1" by Michael Hoffman.

(This book) recommends four therapeutic goals for continued sobriety after addiction treatment.

This imaginative book offers a roadmap of 35 relapse prevention skills never before published. Life After Rehab recommends four therapeutic goals for continued sobriety after addiction treatment: 1) abstinence from all obsessive habits, 2) positive self-esteem, 3) spiritual discipline and 4) sober networking. Powerful psychological techniques, including active imagination, paradoxical intention and cognitive restructuring are supported in each chapter by factual references and written, meditative or imagination exercises.

“Recovery is like a lifeboat on a stormy ocean. Life After Rehab provides a safe harbor. The word therapy in Greek means ‘healing the soul,’ and relapse prevention is the book’s therapeutic soul,” the author writes.

Author Michael Hoffman is a psychotherapist, pastoral counselor and Master’s Level Registered Addiction Specialist. He teaches vipassana mindfulness meditation and clinical Intensive Outpatient Programs in Southern California. He has written about recovery for Tricycle – The Buddhist Review and won the Public Relations Society of America’s Protos Award for Excellence in Journalism. He received a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the Pacifica Graduate Institute and is a doctoral candidate at the Breining Institute College for advanced study of addictive disorders.

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Michael Hoffman

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Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4575-0762-5                        176 pages                         $24.95 US

Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4575-0449-5                        176 pages                         $34.95 US

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